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Transferee/Rejoiner Special Constable HC248610

Job Details

Role: Transferee / Rejoinee Special Constable

Salary: Volunteer role

Location: Various locations around Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Hours per week: Minimum 16 hours per month

Transferee/Rejoinee Special Constable

Hampshire Constabulary welcomes applications from returning Special Constables and those who may be currently serving in a different policing area; we recognise your prior experience of the role in our bespoke selection process.

Step 1 – Click ‘Apply now’ (below) and complete our short application form.

Step 2 – We will invite you to attend a competency and values based interview.

Step 3 – Completion of Vetting clearance, medical clearance, fitness test, references and training needs analysis

Step 4 – Completion of identified training needs

Step 4 - Attestation


Entry requirements for Special Constable

There are no minimum qualification requirements however, you must successfully complete the above selection process.  

The medical clearance process includes a BMI measurement, please note anyone over BMI 30 will be referred to our fitness team for guidance to reduce BMI and this will have an impact on your start date.

Expectations and Benefits

This role is a voluntary role and hours can be completed flexibly in order to fit around your current commitments. You are required to complete a minimum 16 hours per month (192 hours per year).  Within these minimum hours, you are expected to complete all necessary training for the role, including annual personal safety and first aid training.

Our benefits are extensive too and include:

Access to Hampshire Police Leisure and Sport (providing a range of family and sporting activities).

Gym facilities at a number of our buildings.

Access to Hampshire Constabulary’s wide range of wellbeing services


You also have the opportunity to be part of a large organisation with all the potential opportunity for development and progression that can bring. 

Job Purpose

In the role of a Special you will perform and exercise Police duties and powers, under the supervision of, and supported by the regular police. You will assist the regular police in solving local policing issues in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.


Special Constables are required to complete an average minimum of 16 hours per month (192 hours per year).

Essential Qualifications


Essential Experience

Previous experience as a Special Constable within Hampshire Constabulary in the last 5 years or a serving Special Constable in another policing area.

Competencies and Values

In evaluating applications, we assess against the following Competencies and values.

Reading the below links will assist you in your preparation for your interview.

We Are Emotionally Aware   Level 1
We Take Ownership Level 1
We are Collaborative Level1
We Analyse Critically Level 1
We Deliver, Support and Inspire Level 1
We Are Innovative and Open Minded Level 1
Public Service

Contact details for an informal discussion

Please contact Police Recruitment on 01962 846438 or on police.recruitment@hants.gov.uk

If you would like to speak to a serving Special Constable about their experiences within Hampshire Constabulary, please email special.constables@hampshire.pnn.police.uk

Hampshire Constabulary is committed to attracting, recruiting and retaining talented people. We value equality, diversity and inclusivity in our workforce and welcome applications from across our entire diverse community. In order to truly reflect the communities we serve we are particularly keen to recruit people from Black, Asian, Gypsy, Roma, Traveler and other minority ethnic backgrounds and under-represented groups. If you meet this criteria and would like support with your application and recruitment please contact

The Hampshire Constabulary is an equal opportunities employer to find out more information please click here Equality and Inclusion

Equality and inclusion forms a part of Hampshire Constabulary’s Core Values and this will therefore form an integral part of the recruiting and selection process. Although this may not be assessed or questioned as a stand-alone topic, it will be threaded throughout the recruiting and selection process. It is therefore advisable that you are able to provide positive evidence in this area.

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